Standard tensiometer

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  • Irrigation research
  • Soil moisture measurements

The standard tensiometer consists of a clear transparent plastic tube with a ceramic cup at the bottom end and a manometer at the top. The standard tensiometer is delivered in various lengths allowing the execution of simultaneous measurements at various depths in the root zone. For pre-drilling special auger sets can be provided.

Benefits Tensiometers

  • Direct read out of plant water stress
  • Simple purely physical operating principle
  • Set perfect for schools and horticulturists
  • Exchangeable porous ceramic cups
  • Simple installation
  • Jet fill type can be field refilled more easily


  • Need for infield refilling after drying of soil
  • Not for extensive cultures (too dry)
  • Use 14.27 for increased range suction values
  • Not frost resistant at ceramic cup

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